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It is rhododendron time

It is rhododendron time

Rhododendron "Honeybutter"
Parentage (Seed Parent x Pollen Parent):
Nancy Evans x (China x Lem’s Cameo)
Hybridizer Jim Barlup . Since 1975 he was on a mission of creating an orange rhododendron. He categorized his hybrids into “good” and “everything else.”
In recent years:
Jim Barlups plants are being grown by fewer nursery vendors in the United States and have become hard to find. He has sent more than 900 cuttings to a propagating group here in Victoria,( British Columbia) so there are few around here on the island.

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Thank you Homebird

18 May, 2021


That is a super Rhodo.

18 May, 2021


Love the colours..dark on the outer petals and the paler colouring inside...

18 May, 2021


I have several of darker on the outer petals and the paler on inside. Favorite of that time when I was buying them ....I guess.

18 May, 2021

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